York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC


Host Site Coordinator: York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC

Event Type: Vehicle Exhibits, Speakers, Seminars

Attendees: 250 Students, Educators, Government Officials, Community Groups

Participating Sponsors / Partners: Clean Cities Charlotte, Clean Cities South Carolina, DOE, and DHEC

Event Highlights: The event was kicked off with a morning press conference. Mayor pro-tem Kathy Pender welcomed guests and got the festivities underway. The program consisted of morning and afternoon sessions focusing on alternative fuel vehicles and biodiesel production and use. A wide variety of AFVs were on display ranging from hybrid cars and electric- and biodieselpowered vehicles. Mecklenburg County Air Quality provided free gas cap checks in the parking lot with free caps to those that failed in order to raise awareness of the small steps that individuals can do to make a difference.



Site: York Technical College/Charlotte Clean Cities/Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition

Format: Fair/Conference/Workshop

Audience: General Public

Attendees: 700

Highlights: Alternative fuels for on-road equipment. York Energy Expo.



Site: York Technical College, Rock Hill

Format: Conference/Ride and Drive

Audience: Fleets, Students, Associates, Civic-Minded People

Attendees: 250

Highlights: Speaker from DOE gave keynote address; 20-25 vehicles on display; a 1918 Detroit Electric was a centerpiece; York president gave opening remarks.